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Vermont House passes paid family and medical leave bill

Vermont Business Magazine Today, the Vermont House passed H.107, the Paid Family and Medical Leave bill on a vote of 89-58. Today’s vote was the final hurdle for the proposed legislation before it heads to the governor’s desk. The bill guarantees up to 12 weeks of paid parental or bonding …

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Afena Marie Walker

Afena Marie Walker GREENSBURG Afena M. Walker, 65, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Afena spent her life as a housewife. She was a member of Margaret Mary’s Cancer Center in Batesville support group. The support group and friends she had there were very …

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Meeting the Workplace Needs of Young Parents to Ensure Business Success

With millennials soon to make up half the US workforce, and with many of them starting families, organizations need to meet the workplace ne of this generation or risk damaging their businesses, writes  ]]>Teresa Hopke CEO at Talking Talent US. Human Capital Management (HCM) Suites for High-growth Enterprises: The Ultimate Guide [Buyers Guide] …

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$9 million in state funds will support children with disabilities

Syracuse University’s School of Education received $9 million in state funding to develop three centers to improve educational experiences for students with disabilities. The New York State Department of Education’s funding is part of a system to support school districts in need of improved curriculum for students with disabilities, said Christine …

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Letter to the editor: Ripton school delivers to kids

In response to the letter of Jan. 6 (Invest in educators, not buildings) I am unable to contain my frustration at the blinkered and money-minded attitudes that led to the drive toward school consolidation. The writer’s statement that she has “sincere respect” for communities outside of Middlebury is followed by …

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Black business owners get £50 million funding boost

A government-backed programme has provided a significant financial support to London-based entrepreneurs from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. New figures show that almost half of all loans from the government-backed Start Up Loans scheme have gone to BAME entrepreneurs since 2012.  In total, the programme has lent over …

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Miss Africa run inspires Tondani

Royal boost to Miss SA title ambitions Fresh from finishing as second princess at Miss Africa 2020 last month, Tondani Maimela says she is now gunning for the Miss SA title. The pageant beauty from Ha-Muraga village, outside Thohoyandou comes armed with the full support of all her community members, …

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